Match Preview - St Ives Town v Stourbridge

Match Preview - St Ives Town v Stourbridge

By Nigel Gregg
23rd August
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The Glassboys head east-wards to Cambridgeshire to take on ST IVES TOWN on Saturday as they seek to bounce back to winning ways.


Saturday, 24th August 2019
BetVictor Southern League Premier Division Central - kick-off 3 pm
ST IVES TOWN v STOURBRIDGE

Ground address - Westwood Road, St Ives, Cambs PE27 6DT

It's going to be a hot one, so bring a sun hat and sun cream and drink plenty of water!

Turn by the fire station and head up Westwood Road. Proceed to the top of Westwood Road and with One Leisure and Burgess Hall straight in front of you, the ground entrance is signposted on the right.

There is limited parking on site within the ground, but a large free public car park in front of Burgess Hall which is immediately adjacent to the ground.

Ground admission prices - Adults £10, concessions (over 65's) £6, Students (with I D) £4,
Children aged 12 and over £2 with children aged under 12 admitted free with a paying adult.

Stourbridge will wear red and white.

PROGRAMME - Saturday's programme can be downloaded beforehand via https://www.dropbox.com/s/jmdq1g5hyrsjhor/Stourbridge%2024.8.19.pdf?dl=0

On matchdays they sell a 4 page 'essentials' programme for 50p and they also sell a 16 page 'shell' to accompany the 4 page essentials for an extra 50p (£1 in total).

Stourbridge visited St Ives for the first time just over eleven months ago and that particular contest ended goal-less with Robbie Thompson-Brown having a penalty saved with around an hour played as the Glassboys were thwarted by some resiliant home defending.

St Ives view on last season's contest - http://stivestownfc.co.uk/event/st-ives-town-vs-stourbridge/

The return fixture came at the end of March 2019 and again ended in a draw with St Ives equalising later on to secure a point.

St Ives opened the new season with a 1 - 1 draw at home to Tamworth, but have since been beaten twice on the road. A 1 - 0 midweek loss at Lowestoft being followed by a 2 - 0 defeat at Biggleswade Town last Saturday, so boss Ricky Marheineke will be looking for his side to get a win on the board.

The Glassboys, meanwhile, will be out to put last Saturday's home defeat to Hednesford Town firmly behind them and deliver a much improved performance.

HUNTS POST ARTICLE -

https://www.huntspost.co.uk/sport/football/only-one-goal-and-one-point-so-far-for-saints-1-6223127

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St Ives Town twitter - https://twitter.com/stivestownfc

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